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Alumni Story by Logan Strenchock: “Pursue a career path that reduces the distance between your passions, research and work”

April 10, 2021

My name is Logan Strenchock and I was born in Pennsylvania but have been studying, working and residing in different countries in Europe for the last 10 years. I was a member of MESPOM batch 17-6, and enjoyed some memorable times in Budapest, Greece and Sweden. I wrote my thesis about the development of local food systems in and around Budapest, and it gave me plenty of time to get my hands dirty in understanding the complexities of transformative short food supply chains in practice.

The role of natural organic matter in controlling the behavior of iron in natural waters at Manchester – thesis topic of Kollie, batch 15 Manchester track student

Hello, can you introduce yourself?

Hello, my name is Kollie Tokpah, and I am from Liberia. I earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Cuttington University. I had the opportunity to work in quality management, but also environmental-related issues that arise in the manufacturing industry.

The role of social media sustainability influencers - thesis topic of Gara, batch 15 Lund track student

During this second semester, 2nd year MESPOM students are working on their thesis research. This week, Gara, batch 15 Lund-track, told us about her extremely relevant and novel thesis topic!

Hi! My name is Gara and this is my MESPOM story.

Daniela, MESPOM Student batch 15 shared her personal story with us: it’s never too late to go after your dreams!

Hi, I'm Daniela Ariolli, Brazilian, 36 years old, and I would like to share with you a little bit about my story!

I've always dreamed of living in Europe. This desire became stronger during my bachelor studies in environmental management when I learned that most of the area's inspiring practices came from this continent. However, after graduation I got a job offer at PwC, leaving my dream temporarily dormant. The career plan and dynamic routine of various consulting and sustainability audit projects in big companies from different sectors attracted me for several years.

Summer Internship at the German Development Institute - Rupal, Student Batch 15

Rupal from MESPOM Student batch 15 told us about her summer internship at The German Development Institute

I am Rupal Verma, currently a second year MESPOM student and a material science engineer by background. My interest in Environmental studies only grew when I was working for the India National Platform on Private Sustainability Standards, with the Government of India.